‘England’s very own Lomu’ – The 5 players who were dubbed the next Jonah - Page 5 of 5 - Ruck

‘England’s very own Lomu’ – The 5 players who were dubbed the next Jonah

#5. George North

A stupendous Lions tour to Australia propelled him into the stratosphere – with the Daily Mail calling him the Welsh Jonah Lomu. The image of him carrying 16-stone Israel Folau on his back was iconic, but suddenly on his return home the weight was all on North’s shoulders. He’s had an incredible career, winning over 100 caps…but he’s no Jonah Lomu.

DID YOU KNOW? In June 2019 North married his long-term partner, the Olympic cyclist Becky James

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